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The Designers Group (TDG) provides its websites in support of its commitment to educate and inspire a wide variety of audiences. Use of the Site is subject to the following Terms of Use and to all applicable laws. By using the Site, users accept and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use.


Unless expressly stated otherwise, all rights, including copyright, in the materials on the Site, including text, images, trademarks, data, audio files, video files, software, documentation, and other content on the Site (collectively, the “Content”), are owned by The Designers Group.

Permitted Use

TDG makes that portion of the Content that belongs to it available for use pursuant to a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States license (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US). TDG makes no representation or warranty as to which portions of the Content belong to it or to what other permissions, rights, or licenses that users may need to acquire from others in connection with their use of the Content, including without limitation copyright and other intellectual property, privacy, publicity, and similar rights. Notwithstanding the foregoing, users are not granted any right or license to use any trademarks, service marks, or logos displayed on the Site, nor any right or license under any patent. By way of illustration and not of limitation, users of this Site may not use any name, logo, or emblem of TDG or any of its subdivisions in any advertising, promotional, or other commercial materials, or to falsely suggest any relationship between users and us, or in any other manner that would infringe or violate any of our rights.

Permission Requests

Users wishing to use any of the Content for any purpose beyond that outlined above must request and receive prior written permission from The Designers Group. To request such permission, please contact the office with the following

Third-Party Websites/Links to and from Other Websites

Links in the Site to third-party websites are provided solely as a convenience. The Designers Group has not reviewed all of the websites to which it provides links or from which the Site is linked and has no control over, is not responsible for, and makes no warranties with respect to the content or privacy policies of any such other websites. Users access, use, and provide information to any such other websites at their own risk.

Choices of Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use and Privacy Policy are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without regard to its conflict of law principles. Users agree to the sole and exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the federal or state courts of the State of New York in the event of any claims, actions, or disputes arising from or relating to the Site, or their use or review of it. These Terms of Use and Privacy Policy are the entire agreement between parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and replace all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements regarding such subject matter. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy to be unenforceable, the remainder of these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy will continue in full force and effect.

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